To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the costs of (1) abolishing the fee charged for looked after children to register their entitlement to citizenship under the British Nationality Act 1981, and (2) charging other children a fee equivalent to the average administrative cost of processing applications.
28 March 2022
The Secretary of State is considering her policy response to a review of the fee for a child to register as a British Citizen.
The review, which was undertaken in line with duties under Section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009, takes into account a number of factors. We expect to provide a further update shortly.